MIKE RUDDOCK HAS named a provisional 23-man squad for the Ireland U20 team’s upcoming Six Nations games.
Of the players named in the squad, only Luke McGrath, Stuart Olding and Josh Van der Flier have played for the side before, while former Cork GAA hurler Darren Sweetnam is included for the first time.
The starting XV to play Wales this Friday at Parc Eirias will be named later in the week.
The Squad in full:
John Andrew, Jake Caulfield, John Creighton, Steve Crosbie, Thomas Daly, John Donnan, Peter Dooley, Conor Joyce, Sean McCarthy, Luke McGratham, George McGuigan, Ryan Murphy, Stuart Olding, Alexander O’Meara, David Panther, Rory Scannell, Rory Scholes, Brian Scott, Darren Sweetnam, Christopher Taylor, Gavin Thornbury, Peadar Timmins, Josh Van Der Flier.